Welcome to Beautiful Topanga Canyon
The Tough Topanga 10k takes place in the quiet Topanga State Park, just outside the busy Los Angeles metropolis in a unique community surrounded by protected parklands.
From the 101 Ventura Freeway:
Exit at Topanga Canyon South, and travel 7.5 miles south up the mountain and towards the ocean. Turn left on Entrada Road (up the hill) and stay left on Entrada Road to Trippet Ranch.
From the PCH:
Turn North into Topanga Canyon and drive into the mountains for 4.6 miles. Turn right on Entrada Road (up the hill) and stay left on Entrada Road to Trippet Ranch.
Parking within Topanga State Park is $10.00.
Arrive early and free, off-street parking is available on Entrada Road. Obey traffic laws, keep all wheels off the road, and please respect the neighbors and any "No Parking" signs.
Overflow parking in the Dead Horse Parking Lot is $7.00. It is located at the beginning (bottom) of Entrada Road and entails a 1-mile walk to the race start. The Dead Horse trailhead leads 1.2 miles with roughly 400 ft. of gain to the race location.
For those not shying away from a 1.4 mile walk to the race start can also park for free on Topanga School Road.